Mining firm Goldfields Ghana is to lay off about 1,500 of its workers.
The retrenchment is expected to affect majority of its miners at the Tarkwa mine.
Citi Business News has gathered the layoffs will take effect this month December, 2017.
President Nana Akuffo Addo has charged the continent to use the Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs] to prepare Africa Beyond aid.
The President was speaking at a high level Africa round table on ways to mobilize support to achieve the SDGs in Ghana and Africa as a whole.
He said Ghanaians must have the right mentality and commit to doing business differently in order to achieve the shared prosperity that the continent so desires and bring dignity to the lives of Africans.
Over 20 students of the Koforidua Secondary Technical School in the Eastern region are under strict monitoring by health authorities after one person died there, Friday last week.
Health authorities have confirmed the cause of death to be meningitis.The student was said to have died shortly after complaining of fever and body pains. He was rushed to the hospital but died shortly.
The death comes in the wake of a similar incident at Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti region in which at least 11 students lost their lives through meningitis and swine flu this year.